Neuroanatomy through Clinical Cases with ebook
This book brings a pioneering interactive approach to the teaching of neuroanatomy, using over 100 actual clinical cases and high-quality radiologic images to bring the subject to life. This edition is fully updated with the latest advances and includes several exciting new cases and a 2-year subscription to the interactive eBook.
- Paperback | 1006 pages
- 213.36 x 276.86 x 33.02mm | 2,041.16g
- 29 Sep 2011
- Oxford University Press Inc
- New York, United States
- 2nd ed. 2011
- 1006 p.
About Hal Blumenfeld
HAL BLUMENFELD is Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurobiology at Yale University School of Medicine, USA as well as Resident Neurologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, USA. He has won a number of prestigious awards for his research, which focuses on the use of epilepsy as a model system for investigating consciousness.
Table of contents
Introduction to Case Presentations.- Neuroanatomy Overview, and Basic Definitions.- The Neurologic Exam as a Lesson in Neuroanatomy.- Introduction to Clinical Neuroradiology.- Brain and Environs: Cranium, Ventricles, and Meninges.- Corticospinal Tract and Other Motor Pathways.- Somatosensory Pathways.- Spinal Nerve Roots.- Major Plexuses and Peripheral Nerves.- Cerebral Hemispheres and Vascular Supply.- Visual System.- Brainstem I: Surface Anatomy and Cranial Nerves.- Brainstem II: Eye Movements and Pupillary Control.- Brainstem III: Internal Structure and Vascular Supply.- Cerebellum.- Basal Ganglia.- Pituary and Hypothalamus.- Limbic System.- Homeostasis, Olfaction, Memory and Evolution.- Higher Order Cerebral Function.- Epilogue: A Simple Working Model of the Mind.- Index to Cases.- Subject Index.